San Marzano


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San Marzano

The San Marzano tomato, often referred to as the queen of Italian tomatoes, is an oblong, spicy tomato known for its relatively low moisture content and strong spicy flavor.

A brief history lesson of San Marzano tomatoes. This tomato comes from the small town of San Marzano sul Sarno, located near Naples, Italy.

Curious about the taste of the special tomato? You can find San Marzano tomatoes year-round at Het Tomatenhutje, our tomato shop for locals.


about this tomato

San Marzano tomatoes, with their origins in the fertile area at the foot of Mount Vesuvius in southern Italy, enjoy a centuries-old tradition dating back to the 18th century. These tomatoes have a unique elongated shape and thick flesh and intense flavor. This makes San Marzano tomatoes not only a culinary favorite but also a symbol of Italy's rich culinary tradition.

These tomatoes have spread throughout the world and are often praised by chefs and foodies. They are especially loved for their role in the preparation of classic Italian dishes, such as pizza and pasta. With fewer seeds and little moisture, San Marzano tomatoes are ideal for making flavorful sauces and tomato paste. Maintaining the highest standards in growing and processing, highlights the commitment to quality and preserving the unique flavor of this special tomato variety.

150-180 grams

Individual fruit

4-5 per bunch

Medium brix

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San Marzano is available as a private label or under our own brand "Ajara.

Ajara is our newest brand name marketing a variety of tomatoes. From vine and cherry tomatoes to Coeur de Boeuf and our new San Marzano tomatoes. All from our own cultivation, according to the principles of our family tradition.

This new brand, along with our other brands (Roma, Umami and Autenta), falls under the Taste of Tradition label of Wim Peters Kwekerijen.

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